First, is Jennifer Hudson even a D cup anymore?  You don’t want to know how much time I’ve just spent studying her boobs, but based on her profile while singing “I Will Always Love You” at the Grammys last Sunday, I’m willing to bet that she is (and maybe even an E or an F).

Next, how do you think she looks in this Versace for H&M dress?
If you over-analyze like I do, that might be a difficult question to answer. Compared to the three women that InStyle placed next to her in this layout, her bustier top just doesn’t have the same delicacy, and the satin ribbons that are meant to encase her breasts look like they should be placed a little closer together in the center in order to do their job correctly.

However, would I buy and wear this dress if I could look like her in it? In a heartbeat!  Besides being a great-looking LBD, when was the last time you found a dress with seams that stayed at the base of your bust instead of bifurcating it? An amazing accomplishment.

The straps are also great.  Very Marlies Dekkers-like (okay, and Versace-like, too).  And no tugging the dress up all night.Last August, I asked two questions on my Campbell & Kate blog:

  1. Can a large busted woman expect to be able to wear everything that a smaller busted woman wears? and
  2. Should a large busted woman wear everything that a smaller busted woman wears?

We may not be able to wear everything, but with the proper construction, there’s a lot more that could be made available to us.  This dress is evidence of that.  Whether a large busted woman should wear everything that smaller busted women wear depends on a variety of factors such as style, mood and purpose.  But whatever we wear, we should never expect to look exactly like our smaller busted sisters, and that’s a good thing.  We are our own amazing selves, and we should take every opportunity to celebrate that.